Users' questions

When to talk to your doctor about weight gain?

When to talk to your doctor about weight gain?

If you’re pregnant with triplets or more, talk to your health care provider about your weight gain goals.*All recommendations are from the Institute of Medicine, with the exception of underweight women with twins.

What causes a person to gain a lot of weight?

Weight gain is a common symptom of Cushing’s syndrome, a condition in which you are exposed to too much of the stress hormone cortisol, which in turn causes weight gain and other abnormalities.

Is it normal to gain weight from water retention?

Remember that if the weight gain is just from water retention, it’s not permanent weight or fat. Once you’re done taking the drug or your condition is under control, the puffiness from fluid retention may ease.

How much weight did you gain on the fat trap?

That experimental binge should have translated into a weight gain of roughly 24 pounds (based on 3,500 calories to a pound). But some gained less than 10 pounds, while others gained as much as 29 pounds.

What are the symptoms of not gaining weight?

Symptoms can include blood in the stool, abnormal bowel movements — too many or too few — fatigue, pain in the abdomen, gas and possible weight loss. If you are experiencing these symptoms along with no weight gain, consult a doctor for proper diagnosis.

Why do some people have a hard time gaining weight?

Some people have more trouble gaining weight than others due to their higher metabolism. This amazing kale pesto is only 210 calories and anti-oxidant rich! Many people who can’t gain weight don’t realize they are not getting enough calories to gain weight.

When do people start to notice your weight loss?

We mentioned ratio of body mass earlier, and this is especially the case for people noticing your weight loss. It’s about ratio of body mass lost, rather than weight. So 5lb weight loss from 140lbs will be noticed more quickly than from 180. A loss of 8 or 9 lbs will probably be required before people start to notice a change in your appearance.

If you’re pregnant with triplets or more, talk to your health care provider about your weight gain goals.*All recommendations are from the Institute of Medicine, with the exception of underweight women with twins.